A Masterpiece of Nature: The California Redwood

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The California Redwood,

1200-1800 years old,

growing taller than 300 feet,

is a true masterpiece of nature.

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The tallest tree in the world, at 379 feet, is a California Redwood (Sequoia Sempervirens).

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Photo taken July 30th, 2013

San Mateo Memorial Park

Where the tallest tree is 225 feet, and 1600 years old.

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  4. beautiful shot!

    Sorry we weren’t able to hang too much, but it was good to see you. I hope you and Zelda & the boys had a good time. πŸ™‚ Β We had a blast and will definitely be going to this campground again – maybe even this season. πŸ™‚

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